STC instructor gets documentary published in Telfair Museum’s Jepson Center

by | April 13, 2018 11:34 am

   Daniel Hancock believes that tourists visiting Savannah are not getting the full experience of everything the historic city has to offer. Everyone goes to River Street, Forsyth Park, City Market, or even walks through the Historic District, but Hancock knows there is more to see off the beaten path.

   Hancock has always been invested in history. It was always his favorite subject in his early schooling at Jeff Davis High School in Hazlehurst and was one of the few subjects that kept his attention. He received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in history from Georgia Southern University. A requirement for his post-graduate degree was to either write a huge research paper or do a project. Rather than spend his post-graduate years writing, he chose to create a documentary on the Bonaventure Cemetery.

   “I wanted to show people how beautiful the cemetery actually is, as ironic as that sounds,” Hancock said.

   At an internship fair, he pitched his idea to…

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